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Mind over matter: EU researchers use brainpower to get moving

Grabbing a glass or typing an email: these are some everyday gestures that are not possible for people with serious physical impairments. EU-funded projects such as TOBI (Tools for Brain-Computer Interaction) are working on technologies that could greatly improve their quality of life. Brain-Computer Interaction has allowed them to regain control of paralysed limbs, surf the web and take 'virtual' walks with their thought.